In the first part of this series, we have seen all the pre-requisites that are needed to proceed with the hands-on. We will extend the EdgeX Foundry tutorial by Jonas Werner and deploy the EdgeX Foundry services on K3s. We have already learned that K3s will be a good lightweight solution to manage and orchestrate the EdgeX microservices. We will use the
Geneva version of EdgeX Foundry.
The scope of this post is to demonstrate an Edge use case that will consume the sensor data e.g. ambient temperature. This sensor data will then be processed by EdgeXFoundry services hosted on K3s. This sensor data will be pushed to a cloud-based MQTT broker called HiveMQ. From here, the data can be stored and processed in the cloud. The configurations and manifests used in these posts are available in this repository.